Half-burnt body of man found near Turbhe station
TURBHE: The half-burnt body of a 30-year-old man was found near railway tracks of Turbhe railway station on Saturday.
The body has been identified as that of Nilesh Naik, a resident of Panvel and an air-conditioner technician. He had been reported missing from Khandeshwar on December 30.
“The body was found in the bushes along the tracks,” said Maya More, senior inspector of APMC police station.
“A police team found a railway pass on the body, which helped identify the victim,” said More.
The body was then sent to the civic hospital for post-mortem.
Following i nquiries, t he police learnt that a missing person complaint had been filed in Khandeshwar police station. According to police sources, they have strong leads in the case and will be able to solve it soon.